Wild Violet Lavender Bath Salts

Wild violet lavender bath salts are extremely simple to make, they smell wonderful while enjoying a relaxing soak in the tub and make perfect gifts.

Lavender is currently used worldwide in the management of chronic pain, depression, anxiety, some cognitive disorders, insomnia, and stress-related disorders. Source

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Start By Collection Wild Violets

Wisconsin State Flower The Wood Violet

Wild violets (Viola papilionacea) grow in deep purple and medium and light bluish-purple colors near woodland edges, scrub areas, and even city lawns. I grow a patch along the side of my home to make wild violet jelly and for making bath salts.

For this recipe you could very well use purchased, dried flowers if you wish, but if you can locate them free, all the better, right?


Materials

Directions

1.) Remove stems from violets

2.) Pulse 1/2 cup sea salt, 1/4 Himalayan pink salt, and 3/4 cup violets in a blender to a fine texture. 

3.) Add a few droppers of lavender essential oil. Mix and smell. Stop adding the oil when you like the scent. The mixture should be pale pinky purple. 

4.) Spread mixture on a parchment-lined cookie sheet and leave to dry overnight.

5.) Place salt in a jar and cover.

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Storage & Use

Add as much as you would like to warm bath water. Keep the mixture covered and in a cool, dry place like a cupboard.

Enjoy!

Additional Information

Please consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Do not eat the mixture and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only. If you decide to make the recipe, you assume all responsibility, including but not limited to allergic reactions.

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